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Oct 29, 2012 11:30am PDT
and a host of east goes governors are driving hope the importance of evacuating. >> conditions are deteriorating rapidly and the window for you getting out safely is closing. >> reporter: the landscape of the presidential campaign is changing. president obama is back at the white house. he cut short a campaign trip to florida and cancelled plans to campaign tomorrow in wisconsin. the president addressed the nation over an hour ago. >> the president: if the public is not following instructions that makes it more dangerous for people and i means that we could have fatalities that could have been avoided. >> reporter: mitt romney cancelled his plans for tonight appear tomorrow morning. this morning his staff loaded storm relief supplies to take them to centers in virginia. >> our thoughts and prayers are with people in harm's way. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., the u.s. supreme court did hold its normal session today. the justices have rescheduled tomorrow's arguments for thursday. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> meteorologist mike nicco here with a fresh update about the power outa
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 5:00pm PDT
impact. president obama and challenger, mitt romney, cancelled events. governor romney was going to head to new hampshire. the president to ohio tomorrow. president obama back in washington, actually touring fema today, making sure that federal preparations are in place and the federal resources are ready to go. but both men will be back on the trail and there's only a week left. >> ama: live from ocean city, maryland, thank you for that report. >>> we will stay on top of the latest storm developments. our superstorm sandy coverage continues on abc-7 at 6:00, and 11:00 p.m. and get updates at any time on abc7.com. >> in other news this evening, at least 1 people must find a new place to live for the time being after a fire drove them from their homes in san jose. the fire broke out around 7:30 this morning in a condominium complex on creek side drive. the flames moved quickly after the fire started in a building that houses several garages. >> the structure did catch on fire. the fire went from the garage into the attic space of the townhome, and also spread laterally, damaging more apar
ABC
Oct 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
against the governor and senator feinstein, against the obama administration who want to put in -- i can tell you what we're going to prevent that from happening. >> gill accuses mcnerny of coming late to that option. >> my opponent never mentioned that word peripheral canal on the floor of congress until summer 201. >> 1 he points to the vote against three free trade agreements. >> that is someone not from here voting against the interest of the district. >> mcnerny says the agreements failed to protect workers.. >> they're allowing conditions for worker that's are unacceptable to americans and american workers and american standards. >> part of the tv advertising he's talking up issues with voters. >> some trade agreements have been hurtful to the country. >> big business interests have been coming in on behalf of ricky gill. gill acknowledges help. these groups move towards competitive races. it's something they decided on their own accord. >> our polls show i have a lead. >> he is the incumbent. his race is likely his to lose but gill is right. money follows close races there has
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 6:00am PDT
on his record as massachusetts's governor. president obama saying that romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >>> both the president and romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign says a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appearance in new hampshire on tuesday, and president obama will spend this evening at the white house to again monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> coming up at 8:00 with just over a week or so to go before election day, president obama's deputy campaign manager appears on "this week." stephanie cutter goes head-to-head with newt gingrich to discuss the latest numbers from the washington post tracking policy. don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> phone banks are up and calling people in both parties for the policy. abc7 news reporte
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 11:00am PDT
flood zone. mayor bloomberg and a host of east goes governors are driving hope the importance of evacuating. >> conditions are deteriorating rapidly and the window for you getting out safely is closing. >> reporter: the landscape of the presidential campaign is changing. president obama is back at the white house. he cut short a campaign trip to florida and cancelled plans to campaign tomorrow in wisconsin. the president addressed the nation over an hour ago. >> the president: if the public is not following instructions that makes it more dangerous for people and i means that we could have fatalities that could have been avoided. >> reporter: mitt romney cancelled his plans for tonight appear tomorrow morning. this morning his staff loaded storm relief supplies to take them to centers in virginia. >> our thoughts and prayers are with people in harm's way. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., the u.s. supreme court did hold its normal session today. the justices have rescheduled tomorrow's arguments for thursday. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> meteorologist mike nicco here with a fre
ABC
Oct 27, 2012 11:00pm PDT
governor. president obama said romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >> in florida mitt romney says the president shrunk from the promises he made. romney says he won't do that and says his tenure of president would include more cooperation across at the isle. rom roll told the crowd now is not the time to demonize political opponented and wants to build bridges with the democrats. >> both president obama and mitt romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. a stop in virginia will not happen because of the growing threat from sandy, and first lady michelle obama cancelled an appearance in new hampshire tuesday. president obama will head back to the white house from florida sunday night to begin monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> the election day push is also happening here in california. all over the bay area, phone banks are up and calls are being made to voters. here's the story from oakland. >> dana
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 6:00pm PDT
blocks up off the beach down the side streets. >> storm systems south out the governor to express their grief after their homes and possessions were washed away. >> it is a shame. it is a shame. i got nothing left. everything is ruined. ruined. >> president obama also walked the jersey shore after getting a helicopter view at the devastation. the president said infrastructure repairs will get priorities so residents will have safe drinking water and power. the military will be helping as well. >> we are here for you. and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all of the help that you need until you rebuild. >> one of the biggest challenges appears to be removing up to three feet of abdomen that washed ashore, making streets impassible and blocking access to some communities. that appeared to about factor when an enclave of upscale homes burned to the ground fueled by broken gas lines. >> a challenge ahead of us to restore power and making sure that the drink iting water is doing well and waste water treatment happens and open up schools again and all of th
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
on his record as massachusetts's governor. president obama saying that romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >>> both the president and romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. the romney campaign says a scheduled stop in the swing state of virginia will not happen today because of the growing threat from sandy. first lady michelle obama has cancelled an appearance in new hampshire on tuesday, and president obama will spend this evening at the white house to again monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> coming up at 8:00 with just over a week or so to go before election day, president obama's deputy campaign manager appears on "this week." he goes head-to-head with newt gingrich to discuss the latest numbers from the washington post tracking policy. don't miss "this ""with george stephanopoulos. >> phone banks are up and calling people in both parties for the policy. abc7 news reporter thomas ramn has
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
likely voters at 49%. that same poll found americans rate president obama's response to the superstorm, positively. 78% say mr. obama's handling the situation excellent or good. the president toured new jersey with republican governor kristi. the governor usually one of the -- president's harshest critics had nothing but kind words. >> he was worked incredibly close me i cannot thank the president enough. -- >> reporter: both campaigns think they are winning. obama campaign points to the president leading or tied with romney. romney campaign says the president is playing defense in michigan, pennsylvania and minnesota, democratic turf. tahman bradley, abc news, washington. >> the number of californians who can vote is at an all-time high. almost a million and a half new voters signed up online under the state's new law they tend to be younger and less leaning than the state's general voting population. >>> wet trip into work this morning. >>> sometimes rainex if conditions are correct, definitely going to be a tough commute this morning. looking at the golden gate bridge you can see th
ABC
Oct 31, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. >> president obama toured the devastation with governor chris christie. the board walk is in ruins. >> looks like this pier was lifted by the ocean. >> when they arrived it means i've never seen water high, high as that. six, seven feet. >> in new york work continues to remove several feet of water from flooded subway tunnels. and mayor bloomberg rang the opening bell. much of lower manhattan is still without power. damage from sand gee also wide spread throughout the city. families had to be rescued from flood waters and in roc rockaways, the full extent of the destruction could be seen. a search underway for two brothers ages two and four who became separated from their mother when their car was submerged. strong winds and rain and snow continued to taus damage. the storm moves north. power is returning to millions on the east coast. >> you can make a donation to american red cross, text red cross to 90999 to donate $10. you can also call 1-800-red cross or just go to our web site for a link to the web site. your support will make sure people have shelter, warm meals and hope. >> still hea
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 2:00am PDT
romney on his record as massachusetts governor. president obama said romney targeted the middle class with unnecessary fees and taxes. the president also said it will be hard for romney to accomplish all of the last-minute promises he is making right now. >> in florida mitt romney says the president shrunk from the promises he made. romney says he won't do that and says his tenure of president would include more cooperation across at the isle. rom roll told the crowd now is not the time to demonize political opponented and wants to build bridges with the democrats. >> both president obama and mitt romney have cancelled campaign stops because of hurricane sandy. a stop in virginia will not happen because of the growing threat from sandy, and first lady michelle obama cancelled an appearance in new hampshire tuesday. president obama will head back to the white house from florida sunday night to begin monitoring storm conditions from washington. >>> the election day push is also happening here in california. all over the bay area, phone banks are up and calls are being made to voters. he
ABC
Oct 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
, getting stronger by the minute. president obama has signed an emergency declaration for new jersey, numerous towns have issued voluntary evacuation orders some recently have been switched to mandatory orders. some video be, the same goes for new york governor cuomo declared a state of emergency, mobilizes air national guard in new york city the transit system is shutdown, schools closed hundreds of thousands ordered to leave their homes new york stock exchange shutdown today that includes electronic trading. thousands of flights are cancelled. >> the storm is moving slowly, bringing high volumes of rain. essentially this is a hurricane wrapped in a nor'easter. >> reporter: take a look at this, this is the view from space hurricane sandy off the coast of the carolinas, provided by nasa because of the size and dense population, forcasters expect 50 million to feel the affects. look how massive that is. sandy has already proven deadly killing at least 67 in the caribbean last week, 51 of those people in haiti. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> 4:50. president obama is returning to washin
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
. we'll have live updates all night long on facebook and through twitter. >> today president obama gathers top aides to meet with state and local officials from states impacted by hurricane sandy. today he and his cabinet members will hold conference calls with the governors of new jersey and connecticut to make sure that fema is doing everything possible with the recovery. he wants to avoid the problems in hurricane katrina disaster. >> ordered that resources are available as soon as they needed them. not let the red tape get in the way of solving problems especially when it came to local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following today's meetings, they will fan out and visit storm damaged communities throughout the region. to make sure that necessary resources are being provided. mitt romney gave the republican address with his own comments. >> our thoughts and prayers are with those on the east coast. americans come together in times of crisis. our first impulse is to come to the aid of those in need. this time it will be no different and help our fellow
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 6:00am PDT
governor there he promised that he will not forg(niqs the people and try to help them for a speedy return to normalcy. >> a truce of sorts between the obama and romney campaigns during sandy's fury. now back to the last run until tuesday's election. >> traffic and weather together, next. >>> you are looking at downtown san francisco where some of the buildings are still rimmed with orange from the giants. [ unintelligible ] we have rain out there tapering off. [ unintelligible ] >>> also the giants victory celebration that came to a halt kind of. manager bruce bochy's convertible. you see people helping. more on this coming up. >>> welcome back. low clouds over san francisco this morning. east bay valleys around crow canyon to the west of san ramon one of our better radar returns through the heart of danville to the eastern sections of alamo on top of mount diablo watching rain around boulder creek and ben lomond this is going to continue to push into the santa clara valley or south bay and weaken as it descends into the valleys. sprinkles there. sprinkles through 9:00, partly sunn
ABC
Nov 4, 2012 9:00am PST
-thirds, and he won't do that. the truth is they are throwing ads up and governor romney is traveling in the states he is not going to win. >> the fact is, george, the unemployment rate is higher than the day president obama took office. millions of americans struggling to find work and the household income is down. that's what this campaign is about. them saying we need to keep doing this. we need more of the same essentially. we they'd four more years -- we need four more years like the last four years and governor romney promising change. >> so here is where the final battle its in the campaign will be fought with the repeat visits to key battleground states for independent and undecided voters who may ultimately decide the outcome of the race. you will want to stay with abc7 news. get realtime results on abc7news.com the moment the polls close. and we will have live updates all nightlong at facebook facebook.com/abc7 news. and twitter at abc7 news bay area. straight ahead, tragedy in atlanta. two police officers killed while trying to search for a missing child. >> it was very scary.
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 6:00am PDT
abc7 news bay area. >>> today president obama gathers together his top aids to meet with state and local officials impacted by super storm sandy. the president toured some of the worst-hit areas of new jersey with governor chris christie earlier in the week. today he and his cabinet members will hold conference calls to make sure fema and other federal agencies are doing everything possible to help with the recovery. he said he wants to avoid the problems experienced in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case k -- bureaucracy get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >> san francisco is breaking ground today on a new north beach library. the city librarian and others will be on hand for the 11:00
ABC
Oct 28, 2012 6:00pm PDT
officials on the movement of the storm, president obama had this to say -- my main message to everybody involved, we have to take this seriously. my message to the governors and the mayors is, anything they need, we will be there. >> many or heeding the warnings, from north carolina to maine. >> i don't know what to expect at this point. we had irene here, had winds of 80 miles-per-hour sustained, and that was -- >> forecasters fear sandy could u-merge with the cold front, bringing up to a foot of rain in parts. heavy snow could also be possible in the appalachian mountain region, public transportation in new york and new jersey is ramping down, and officials in new york city announced the evacuation of 375,000 residents in low-lying areas. new york city mayor michael bloomberg had a message for those considering riding out the storms. >> if you don't evacuate you're not just putting ourown life in danger, you're also endangering the lives of the first responder who have to rescue you. >> sandy has been blamed for dozens of deaths in the caribbean. mostly in haiti. >> sandy is
ABC
Nov 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
hike on incomes over quarter million dollars a year and sales tax hike for four years the governor says the revenue will prevent six billion dollars to schools. -- >>> president obama dives back into campaigning today visiting wisconsin, nevadan and colorado after several days of leading the federal response to superstorm sandy the president's advisers insist the break from campaigning gave him a chance to offer comfort and command in a crisis only a president can deliver. he even got praise from republican governor christy of new jersey. >> he has worked incredibly closely with me, i cannot thank the president must have for his -- his personal concern and compassion for our state and the people of our stay >> we can't change course in america if we -- if we keep attack each other. we have to come together and get america on track again. >> republican challenger mitt romney will be in virginia today helping to raise money for victims of sandy. latest poll shows the race basically tied nationally among likely voters with five days to go. >>> driving in we had rain this morning. did
ABC
Nov 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
abc7 news bay area. >>> today president obama gathers together his top aids to meet with state and local officials impacted by super storm sandy. the president toured some of the worst-hit areas of new jersey with governor chris christie earlier in the week. today he and his cabinet members will hold conference calls to make sure fema and other federal agencies are doing everything possible to help with the recovery. he said he wants to avoid the problems experienced in the hurricane katrina disaster. >>> ordered that resources be made available to states in the path of the storm as soon as they needed them. and i instructed my team not to let red tape and burr rock case get in the waive solving problems. especially when it came to making sure local utilities could restore power as quickly as possible. >> following the meeting they will fan out and visit storm-damaged areas throughout the region to see if resources are being provided. >>> it's a simple procedure, get a reverse mortgage and have to live in the home. how come the county moved a 92-year-old woman outta years ago and t
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